Pools, Splash Parks, and Waterparks to Enjoy in Will County, IL

Pools, Splash Parks, and Waterparks
to Enjoy in Will County, IL

     Now that kids in Will County and across our nation are out of school for the summer, many parents are dealing with the age-old problem of "how to keep 'em busy" in healthy and positive ways.  Swimming classes, waterparks, and splash parks can be a great answer to their dilemma.

     Will County has many such facilities located within its borders for its residents and visitors to enjoy.  Some facilities are affiliated with local park districts.  Others are strictly businesses.  But both offer a great variety of activities and hours of fun for all kids (no matter their age) throughout the entire summer and beyond.

     I've tried to put together a list of facilities found throughout the County along with a bit of info on each.  Also included are contact numbers and website links to help you and your family easily find and enjoy as many of the facilities as often as possible.

Will County, IL Swimming Facilities/Waterparks 

Joliet's Splash Station
Sunday thru Thursday:  11 am* to 6 pm
Fridays & Saturdays:  11 am* to 8 pm
July 4th Holiday:  11 am* to 4 pm
*Twilight Rate Valid:  
Sundays-Thursdays  3-6 pm
Fridays & Saturdays 5-8 pm
Resident General Admission: $9   Twilight: $4.50
Resident under 48": $6   Twilight: $3.00
Resident Senior: $8.00   Twilight: $4.00
Non-Resident Gen. Admission: $13   Twilight: $6.50 
Non-Resident under 48": $9  Twilight: $4.50
Non-Resident Senior:  $12  Twilight:  $6.00
ALL Children under 3 yrs*:  FREE
(*Must wear facility-approved swim pants!)   

Heritage Falls Water Park
Monday through Friday:  11am to 12 pm  (pass holders only)
12 pm to 7 pm
Saturday & Sunday:  12 pm to 5 pm
General Admission:  $5 w/LTPD I.D. Card
(Cash Only!)
$7 without a LTPD I.D. Card
Summer Pool Passes:
Resident:  $25
Non-Resident $30
Children 12 months & under:  FREE
Children 10 & under MUST be accompanied by an adult.
FREE Resident I.D. Card available for residents of Lockport Township Park District. I.D. Cards available only at: Challenge Fitness located at:  2021 So. Lawrence Ave., Lockport, IL.  You must provide proof of residency.  I.D. Cards good for:  1 year.  Presentation of card needed at pool to receive Resident Discount Rate. 

Frankfort Splash Park
Monday thru Thursday:  
10 am to 12 om*
12:30 to 2:30 pm*
3 pm to 5 pm*
Residents:  $1*
Non-Residents:  $2*
*  Wristbands MUST be purchased at Concession Stand
ALL 2 years and older entering the facility are charged admission ... EXCEPT parents/guardians over 18 yrs. of age.  Admission charged on 1st come-1st served basis at entry gate.  Different color wristbands are utilized for every session.  "Punch Pass" available for Frankfort park Dist. residents.  $5 = 10 punches.  ID must be presented at the time of purchase.  Parent/Guardians needed for children under 12 years of age. 

Pelican Harbor Indoor/Outdoor Aquatic Park 
Map of Facility
Resident ID Cards available for FREE to ALL residents at:  Annerino Community Center & Bolingbrook Rec & Aquatic Complex.  Bring:  Current Driver's License & current utility bill for proof of residency and to receive ID Card.  ID Cards available:  Inside Bolingbrook Rec & Aquatic Complex.  
Birth Certificates required for all applicants 3 months & up 
or proof of Guardianship.
Pelican Pass:  w/Res. ID:  $56    Without ID:  $78
Admission:   Daily = $15/pp
w/Res. ID:  $8   
Children 2 & under:  FREE
Summer Outdoor Hours:
Monday thru Friday 12:00 to 8:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 to 6:00 pm
Sunday 10:30 am to 6:00 pm
Twilight M thru F 6:00 to 8:00 pm 
 Crazy Camp Fridays:

Bring your Day Camp to Pelican Harbor.  Enjoy discounted group admission/early admission. Groups may enjoy the park from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. 
Group of 100 or more - $4 per person

Group of 75-99 - $5 per person

Group of 50-74 - $6 per person
Chaney Pool 
Open Swim Pool Hours - Summer
12 pm to 7 pm
General Admission Rates:
$5 w/LTPD I.D. Card  (Cash Only)
$7 without card
FREE Resident I.D. Card:  Available for residents of Lockport Township Park District.  Proof of Residency is required.  I.D. Cards can be used for 1 year.  Must be presented at pools to receive Resident Discount Rate.
I.D. Cards printed at:  
Challenge Fitness, 2021 So. Lawrence Ave., Lockport, IL
Children 10 & under MUST be with an adult
Summer Pool Pass:
Resident:  $25     Non-Resident:  $30
Kids 12 months & under:  FREE
 Lincoln-Way High School(s) Aquatic Centers
Available for Residents within the 
Lincoln-Way High School District.
Lincoln-Way HS Central  
Lincoln-Way HS East
Lincoln-Way HS North
Lincoln-Way HS West

Tomahawk Aquatic Center 
24856 W. Eames Street, Channahon, IL
Rates & Hours:
Daily Open Swim:  (Children 2 yrs & Under are FREE)
12:30 - 5 pm     
$5/Resident    $8/Non-resident
Adult Lap Swim
12 to 12:30 pm
$1/Resident    $2/Non-resident
Monday thru Thursday Evening Swim
6:30 to 8:30 pm
$3/Resident    $5/Non-resident
Float Night
Every Tuesday & Thursday Night Through August 1st 
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Daily Admission or Pool Pass Required!
Bring your "noodles" or 
float device to enjoy 
swimming, floating, and relaxing 

  •  Chaise Chairs on Deck Area
  • Grass/Sunning Hill
  • Sand Volleyball Court & Sand play area for kids
  • Fully-equipped Bathhouse
  • Concession Stand w/Dining Area
  • "Zero Depth" Pool edge where deck meets the water & gradually slopes to a depth of 3.5 feet.  Has water play area with spray pool for tots.
  •   Waterslide 120 feet long & 21 feet high
  • 6 Lap Lanes 
Park Forest Recreation & Parks Dept. AQUA Center
Summer:  708.747.9490     Off Season:  708.748.2005 

  • Toddlers can enjoy a beach pool and sand area
  • 160' water slide, 2 drop slides  
  • 15'-high aquatic climbing wall
  • East Pool Lap Swim
  • Hours:
    Opening Day:  June 8th  (12 pm to 7 pm)   Closed:  July 4th
    Pool Closes early at 5 pm:  July 13th
    Open Swim, Water Slide
    Saturday:  12 to 7 pm     Sunday:  12 to 7 pm
    East Pool Lap Swim  (18 yrs. & Older)
    Saturday:  10 am to 7 pm      Sunday:  12 to 7 pm
    Enjoy express entry into the facility with Unlimited Access
    FREE WiFi
    Special Events for Members only!
    Discount Pricing on facility rental
    Discount Rates for Swim lessons
    No Non-Resident Fee charged
    Daily Passes:
    Before 5 pm = $12     After 5 pm = $6
    Group Tiered Membership Rates Available
        Info Brochure  

    Crete Park District
    Lessons at:  Village Woods Retirement Center pool 
    Pool Passes, Aquarobics & Swim Lessons Available
    Pool Hours:
    Monday thru Saturday:  11:30 am to 7 pm
    (6 pm only, on evenings when there are swim classes)
    June 4th through September 3rd
    Call the Crete Park Dist. for more info:
    Tel:  708.672.6969 
    or refer to the Summer Day Camp/Swimming link above!

         Hope this helps you, your kids, and visitors enjoy your summer and all the Will County pools, splash stations, and waterparks.  Follow waterpark and pool rules and regulations and stay safe!

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